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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.


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Roger De Hoveden
The Annals vol.2., From A.D. 1180 To A.D. 1201.
page 206

A.D. 1191. THE KING CONFIRMS THE LAWS OF THE CYPRIOTES. 205 sent her to the queen. After the king had moved onward in his "march, the castle was surrendered to him which is known by the name of Baffes, as also the castle called Buffevent; the castle called Deudeamur, and the castle called Candare ; after which all the cities and fortresses of the empire were surrendered to him. The wretched emperor, in the meantime, concealed himself in an extremely well fortified abbey, called Cap Saint Andrew ; but, upon the king coming thither for the purpose of taking him, jbu. emperor went forth to meet him, and throwing himself at his feet, placed himself at his mercy for both life and limb, no mention being made of the kingdom, as he knew that eveiy thing was now in the hands and power of the king ; but his only request was, that he might not24 be placed in fetters and manacles of iron ; on which the king listened to his request, and delivered him into the charge of Balph Fitz-Godfrey, his chamberlain, and ordered fetters and manacles of silver and gold to be made for him. of Cyprus in themonth of July, on the first day of that month, being Saturday, and the vigil of Pentecost. All these matters being brought to a conclusion, the king of England sent the emperor, with his guards, to the city of Tripolis, and gave the island of Cyprus into the charge of Bichard de Camville and' Bobert de Turnham. On the same day, that is to say, on the vigil of Pentecost, Philip, earl of Plunders, died at the siege of Acre, and the king of France, his liege lord, seized all his treasures and property, and kept them in his own possession, and from that hour sought an excuse for withdrawing from the siege of Acre, and returning to his country, that he might subjugate the earldom of Flanders. On the same day also, that is to say, on the vigil of Pentecost, the queen of England and the queen of Sicily, the sister of the king of England, and the daughter of the emperor of Cyprus, arrived before Acre with the greater part of the fleet of the king of England. In the meantime, the king of England received from aU the inhabitants of the island a moiety of aU their goods, and confirmed for them the laws and institutions which they had in the time of Manuel, the emperor of Constantinople. After this, on the fourth day of the week of Pentecost, the king of England left the island of Cyprus with his galleys, and on ·* " Non" is omitted in the text, evidently by mistake. All these things took place in the island "" -

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